Holly Caelum Heisey

Holly Caelum Heisey writes about things strange, beautiful, and queer. New works posted weekly.

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Holly Caelum Heisey is an author, illustrator, and designer with a love of spaceships and a tendency to quote Monty Python. Their short fiction has appeared in Intergalactic Medicine Show, Escape Pod, Clockwork Phoenix 5, and Lambda Award winning Transcendent 2: The Year’s Best Transgender Speculative Fiction. As an illustrator and designer, Holly has worked in publishing, album art, and film, and their clients include The Magazine of Fantasy & Science Fiction, Factor Four Magazine, SciFutures, Evolved Publishing, Phoenix Pick/Arc Manor, and New York Times and USA Today bestselling authors. Holly lives in Arizona with their Boston/Beagle mix, Sammy (who is the cutest ever), and their pet cactus, Larry (who doesn't bite). Most days you can find them with digital pen in hand, crafting imaginary worlds. Or writing alien poetry. Or typing furiously away at their serial genderfluid romance novels, with which they hope to take over the world. At least, that’s the plan. You can find them online at:

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New Stories and Nth-Dimensional Names

Published Jun 27, 2019 · 372 words (2 minutes) · 1 like · 31 views

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New things, lots more stories to come, and the beautiful, Nth-dimensional nature of names.


another dimension



Rainbows and Happiness: All My LGBTQIA Stories on Curious Fictions

Published Jun 10, 2019 · 536 words (2 minutes) · 131 views

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A list of all my queer fic on Curious Fictions (it's quite a lot!) in one place for happy Pride Month reading happiness!


I took this picture as my friend and I were looking at a sunset.



Recent Story Roundup, What's Next for My Serial Novels, and a Note on Creative Commons

Published May 19, 2019 · 800 words (3 minutes) · 2 likes · 75 views

A quick intro of my work, why a bunch of my stories are released in Creative Commons (and why that's awesome), what's happening next with my serial novels posted here, and where to read new stories I have out in other places. Basically: all the things!


Thought Catalog hand written inside journal